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Black Bean & Kale Quesadillas

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Author: Lorie Yarro


  • 2 kale stalks stem removed and chopped
  • 1/4 c corn
  • 1/3 c black beans cooked and rinsed
  • 1/4 tsp garlic
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper
  • Fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 c shredded white cheddar
  • 2 to rtillas of choice
  • 1/2 T olive oil


  • Over medium high heat, heat olive oil.
  • Add kale and sauté until wilted.
  • Add in beans, corn and spices and for about 2-3 minutes until combined and warmed.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Preheat a large skillet to medium high heat.
  • Add about 1/4 c cheese to 1/2 of an open tortilla. Spoon in half of the kale and bean mixture and then add desired amount of cilantro over top. Fold tortilla in half.
  • In large skillet, brown each side of the quesadilla in desired cooking oil or ghee for about 3 minutes. When cooked to desired brown, remove from heat, allow to cool and then dig in!